The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 15 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Permanent jobs citing QA 10 1 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 8.40% 1.05% 7.84%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 32.26% 12.50% 64.86%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 22
Average salary £66,500 £78,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.74% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £78,000 £60,200
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £78,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
QA
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
31 8 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 26.05% 8.42% 12.09%
Number of salaries quoted 31 6 28
Average salary £68,000 £71,250 £75,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.56% -5.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £67,500 £60,200
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £87,250 £76,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

QA
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Canary Wharf region.

QA Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

QA
Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA.

1 7 (53.85%) Finance
1 7 (53.85%) TOGAF
2 5 (38.46%) SDLC
2 5 (38.46%) Translating Business Requirements
3 4 (30.77%) Presales
3 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
3 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (30.77%) RDBMS
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle
4 3 (23.08%) DB2
4 3 (23.08%) UML
4 3 (23.08%) OO
4 3 (23.08%) RUP
4 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (23.08%) JMS
4 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
4 3 (23.08%) SOA
4 3 (23.08%) ETL
4 3 (23.08%) WS-I
4 3 (23.08%) XBRL
4 3 (23.08%) Web Services
4 3 (23.08%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) Informatica
4 3 (23.08%) ERwin
4 3 (23.08%) Middleware
4 3 (23.08%) Data Mart
4 3 (23.08%) Hibernate

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Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) Node.js
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) RDBMS
1 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 3 (23.08%) Data Mart
2 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (23.08%) DB2
2 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) ERwin
1 3 (23.08%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
2 2 (15.38%) IntelliJ
2 2 (15.38%) Sublime Text
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Front Office
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Publishing
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Data Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Presales Solution Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Business Solution Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
1 3 (23.08%) JMS
1 3 (23.08%) Middleware
1 3 (23.08%) Spring
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
1 3 (23.08%) WS-I
1 3 (23.08%) XBRL
1 3 (23.08%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
2 2 (15.38%) Backbone.js
2 2 (15.38%) Dojo
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) Apache Flex
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) Classic ASP
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
1 3 (23.08%) Replication
1 3 (23.08%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) TOGAF
2 5 (38.46%) SDLC
2 5 (38.46%) Translating Business Requirements
3 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (30.77%) Presales
3 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Capacity Management
4 3 (23.08%) Data Architecture
4 3 (23.08%) Data Management
4 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
4 3 (23.08%) Data Validation
4 3 (23.08%) Information Architecture
4 3 (23.08%) Information Governance
4 3 (23.08%) Logical Data Model
4 3 (23.08%) Master Data Management
4 3 (23.08%) Physical Data Model
4 3 (23.08%) Release Management
4 3 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (23.08%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Informatica
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
1 3 (23.08%) Talend